5 Minutes with Howard Bottomley
In the latest instalment of our FM industry executive interview series, we speak to TAP Managing Director Howard Bottomley about the biggest issues impacting the sector in 2024, the importance of focusing on people and not just technology, and the need embrace innovation while sticking to core principles in good estate management… Tell us about your company, […]
Returning to the Workplace
While the Covid inquiry scrutinises the Government’s handling of the pandemic, the real estate sector is conducting its own examination into why the workforce is hesitant to return to their pre-pandemic workplace. The most recent Worker Survey by Remit Consulting has been unveiled, revealing some unsurprising findings. Foremost among people’s concerns about resuming full-time office […]
How Much Data do you Need to Make it Useful?
Reading articles about making one building smart doesn’t necessarily lead to better performance. At TAP, we believe that accessing data from multiple buildings for different aspects of property/facilities management, through a single login, provides a clearer understanding of performance and activity. Our clients have confirmed that having wider information helps clients enhance on-site skills and […]
Apps or PWAs: Which Path to Choose?
While the terms ‘Apps’ and ‘PWAs’ might sound like lines of code, they should be as familiar to Building and Facilities Managers as everyday terms like air-conditioning or comfort cooling, or even RAMS and Competencies. In our field, we’ve encountered numerous property technology companies—over 10,000 to be precise—operating within the sector. Many of these companies […]
How Shorter Lease Terms Impact Proptech Adoption in Commercial Real Estate
Research conducted by Re-Leased, a leading commercial property management platform, has revealed a significant decrease of 34% in the average length of leases agreed upon by landlords and tenants over the past four years. Analysing data from more than 125,000 properties, it was found that a typical lease duration averaged 52 months in the first […]